Star Trek Video Game Release Scheduled For 2013
Paramount Pictures announced today that Namco Bandai will be co-publishing the upcoming Star Trek co-op action game. The Star Trek game is set to arrive before the May 2013 launch of the next film.
Star Trek will feature an original story written by God of War writer Marianne Krawczyk. Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, writers and producers of the upcoming film, will also pitch in. Kirk and Spock must team up to defeat an alien race attempting to take over the galaxy.
"With our Namco Bandai partners leading the distribution effort, we are confident that we will meet an overwhelming demand to get this exciting console experience into the hands of gamers and Star Trek fans worldwide," said LeeAnne Stables, Paramount Pictures Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships and head of the studio’s video game unit. "The positive response from our initial unveiling at E3 last year was unprecedented, and we are fortunate to have the highest level of production and creative talent on our team that will bring this incredible game out to market next year."
The game is being developed by Digital Extremes. They're the studio responsible for BioShock 2's multiplayer and The Darkness II. Paramount will assist with the development, with the project being overseen by creative executive Brian Miller.
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